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Make international friends, train with technology, and assist inemergencies become a ham!
Before there was e-mail or Facebook, there was ham radio used to talk to people around the globe and to communicate duringdisasters and emergencies. Hams still come to the rescue, but todaythey can also transmit images, use the Internet, and take advantageof the most powerful private wireless communications capacity inthe world. Ready to join the fun?
Behind the mic find out what ham radio is all about,explore the technology, and find a group that shares yourinterests
A ham, I am join the ranks by preparing for thelicensing exam, passing the test, and getting your call sign
Listen first get a feel for what happens on differentbands and learn to tune in a signal on SSB, FM, HF, VHF, andUHF
It's a setup set up your radio and learn about its manyfeatures memory channels, special filters, hands-freeoperation, and more
How you operate learn the difference between casualoperating, operating with intent, and operating specialties
You're the stationmaster find out how to chooseequipment, design your ham shack, and set up a station thatworks
Do good be ready to help your community in case of anemergency or natural disaster
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